Trump sows confusion on Iran as tensions appear to ease

World / Politics May 18, 2019

Trump sows confusion on Iran as tensions appear to ease

It started with a surprise statement on a Sunday night that the U.S. was rushing military forces to counter alleged Iranian threats. What followed were two weeks of bombastic rhetoric and swells of fear and confusion over whether Washington and Tehran were lurching toward ...

Arms on Putin's agenda before Mike Pompeo meeting

World / Politics May 14, 2019

Arms on Putin's agenda before Mike Pompeo meeting

Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to visit a top military flight test center and inspect new weaponry on Tuesday, hours before he meets U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the Kremlin said. Pompeo will visit Putin in Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi for ...